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January 1, 1970 Archives

Rich Abroad

posted by awelborn

Rich Lenoardi’s in England! Stopped by the Houses of Parliament to listen to MPs debate a bill concerning the merits of "a rail-free mass transit vehicle" (I think to myself, "this sounds like a bus") and to visit the exhibit […]

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Frum Weighs In

posted by awelborn

On Matthew Scully’s defense of Harriet Miers, but just as interestingly for our purposes, on Rabbi David Dalin’s book on Pius XII: In keeping with the solemnity of the Yom Kippur holiday, though, I spent my time after services reading […]

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Where we stand

posted by awelborn

Synod Wise So, here’s one big-picture observation: One of the most fractious liturgical debates in Catholicism over the last 40 years, at least in the West, has pivoted on the status and use of the pre-Vatican II rite of Mass. […]

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MovieBlog

posted by awelborn

Here’s an interesting post from Peter Chattaway about a new film: The Devil’s Miner began as a project about devout Catholics who also happen to worship Satan — or if not Satan himself, then something very much like him. Apparently […]

More faith and politics! Yay!

posted by awelborn

But it’s Brownback this time, so the vibe is a different one: After testing his stump speech on Tuesday night, Senator Sam Brownback rose early on Wednesday for a tour of the cavernous chapel and regimental dining hall used by […]

Enablers’ Row

posted by awelborn

As described by Philly commentor Gerard E., noting this story in today’s Philadelphia paper: Though Krol is dead and Bevilacqua retired, many lesser-known administrators – "enablers" who helped craft the subterfuges or carry them out, according to the grand jury […]

Unconsecrated Ground?

posted by awelborn

From the Tablet, an interesting exploration of the design and construction of Notre Dame du Haut by Le Corbusier occasioned by the discovery that it had never actually been consecrated – a situation that was rectified this past September. More […]

Unifier, not a divider

posted by awelborn

A RC theologian on RC-Orthodox discussions: "New people mean new initiatives. There’s clearly been some serious rethinking, and a new sensitivity on issues which have never been settled,” said Professor Waclaw Hryniewicz, director of the Ecumenical Institute at Poland’s Catholic […]

Bishop School

posted by awelborn

I knew about Bishop School, but I didn’t know this: Bishops automatically receive the title of D.D. (doctor of divinity) when they are named to the episcopate.

Previous Posts

There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to ...

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But ...

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and ...

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling ...

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every ...

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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